The table below looks at the statistics for High Availability skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited High Availability over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
High Availability
Rank 102 100 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Contract jobs citing High Availability 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.37% 0.23% 0.075%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.30% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
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£425 £270 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -36.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £380 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.60% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £103.75 -
High Availability
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1571 1346 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.34% 77.36% 72.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 867 501
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 28
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +20.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £110.00 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

High Availability
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing High Availability across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

High Availability Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

High Availability
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing High Availability across the West Yorkshire region.

High Availability Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

High Availability
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing High Availability within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -7 4 £425 - 2
High Availability
Yorkshire

High Availability
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability.

1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) Tuxedo
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 4 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 4 (33.33%) Infor
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (33.33%) Lync
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certified Master

High Availability
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing High Availability also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited High Availability. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Tuxedo
1 4 (33.33%) Lync
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (25.00%) TeamSite
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (33.33%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (25.00%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WLAN
2 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Applications Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Use Case
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (8.33%) UAG
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 4 (33.33%) Infor
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Remedy
5 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds